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Report Finds 115 San Diego-Owned Facilities Are In Poor Condition

June 3
Midday Edition
By City News Service
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The city has been conducting assessments of a variety of types of public assets in order to get a handle on the scope of a backlog of capital improvement projects estimated to be around $3.9 billion.

Beating Expectations: San Diego Homeless Program Saves Lives, Money

June 2
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Community leaders take a look at what is next for Project 25, a program helping the chronically homeless in San Diego County and saving millions of dollars in public resources.

La Jolla Doctor Uses New Zapping Tool To Target Depression

June 2
By Kenny Goldberg
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The newest treatment for clinical depression is a device that zaps the brain with magnetic pulses.

San Diego Community Groups Launch Petition To Stop Route 94 Expansion

June 1
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The project would add one express lane in each direction from Interstate 5 to Interstate 805 in San Diego. It is currently in the environmental review process.

Not All Housing Development Is Bad In A Drought

June 1
Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser
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In the midst of California's drought, concern is growing that adding more housing for a growing population will use even more water. But a new report from Circulate San Diego says not all development will suck up water resources.

Long Way To Go For Many San Diego County Water Districts To Meet State Demands

June 1
By Claire Trageser
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Monday started the clock for every urban California water district to meet its state-mandated water cuts. Many local cities have a long way to go to meet those mandates.

Supervisor Dave Roberts Says Allegations Against Him Are Offensive

May 27
Midday Edition
By KPBS News
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San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts is facing claims from former staffers that he misused his office and had an inappropriate relationship with an employee.

San Diego Unified's Financial Outlook To Improve

May 29
Evening Edition
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San Diego Unified's deficit would cut by nearly half under Gov. Jerry Brown's updated budget proposal.

In Virtual Reality, San Diego Scientist Sees Tool To Help The Visually Impaired

May 29
By David Wagner
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Virtual reality can be more than just fun and games, according to a UC San Diego doctor using a cheap new headset with patients in mind.

Five Years Later, Family Still Demanding Justice In Taser Death At The Border

May 28
By Jean Guerrero
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Five years after Anastasio Hernandez Rojas died in an incident with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers, a grand jury investigation is still pending.

What Court Ruling On Obama's Immigration Action Means In San Diego

May 27
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Hopes that new immigration actions announced by President Obama would take effect this month were ended by a federal appeals court on Tuesday.

Supreme Court ‘One Person, One Vote’ Test Could Impact San Diego County

May 27
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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging how voting districts are drawn in Texas but the ruling could have far-reaching effects. At issue is whether to use total population or the number of eligible voters when drawing district lines.

Nonprofit Helps Murrieta Veteran Grow Farm Business

May 26
By Megan Burks
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There's a good chance some of the chicken wings and drumsticks on Southern California barbecues on Memorial Day came from Primal Pastures in Murrieta. The meat farm is growing thanks to a nonprofit called the Farmer Veteran Coalition.

Tijuana Plans Protection For Rare River Habitat

May 25
By Jean Guerrero
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Arroyo Alamar is one of Tijuana's last surviving river habitats. It once ran for six miles through the city, but now it is less than half that size. Much of it has been filled with concrete to prevent flooding, but environmentalists want to save what is left of the river.

Study Finds Lingering Spike In Car Theft After California Prison Change

May 21
Midday Edition
By Associated Press
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The study by the Public Policy Institute of California shows that sentencing lower-level felons to local lockups instead of state prisons led to a 17 percent increase in auto thefts in 2013.